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Principles And Practice of American Politics: Classic And Contemporary Readings (Principles & Practice of American Politics) [Paperback]

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Principles and Practice of American Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings is an engaging collection of readings that balances "classics" of political science with more contemporary analyses of current politics and public policy, such as the CQ Weekly. The organization of Principles and Practice complements most introductory American government texts as many readings explore basic principles and contemporary developments. Other selections examining the strategic behavior of key players in American politics help to reinforce themes developed in CQ Press's introductory text, Samuel Kernell and Gary C. Jacobson's The Logic of American Politics, that in turn explores the underlying logic or rationale-embedded in American political institutions and processes at work today. Professors who adopt both Logic and Principles and Practice for their American Government courses can order both books shrink wrapped together at a special savings (see below).

Kernell and Smith provide introductions to all selections in Principles and Practice. Many readings are excerpted to present the essential arguments of the authors while they maintain the flow of the original pieces. A guide to using Principles and Practice with The Logic of American Politics is also included.

Text/reader package translate into savings for your students! Principles and Practice can be ordered shrink wrapped with Samuel Kernell and Gary C. Jacobson's The Logic of American Politics at an attractive discount for your students. To order the package, use ISBN 1-56802-588-2. Contact James Headley at 1(800)638-1710, Ext. 608, or jheadley@cq.com for details.



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Pages   668
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 1"
Weight:   1.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 15, 2006
Publisher   CQ Press
ISBN  1933116722  
ISBN13  9781933116723  


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More About Samuel Kernell


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Samuel Kernell is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has also taught at the University of Mississippi and the University of Minnesota and has served as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Kernell received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He has written numerous articles and books, including Strategy and Choice in Congressional Elections, 2nd edition (1983, with Gary C. Jacobsen); James Madison: The Theory and Practice of Republican Governance (2005); Going Public: New Strategies of Presidential Leadership, 4th edition (2006); and The Logic of American Politics, 6th edition (2014, with Gary C. Jacobsen, Thad Kousser, and Lynn Vavreck).

Samuel Kernell was born in 1945 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of California, San Diego The Brookings Institution The Broo.

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Book With Lots of Useful Info  Jan 4, 2007
This book has a lot of information regarding political trends. I highly reccomend it to beginners that want a strong background in American Politics.
 
diverse readings  Nov 11, 2006
The editors give the reader a timely historical perspective on how American politics is played. Some papers are classics. Notably James Madison's Federalist #10 and #51 Papers. Now some two hundred years old. These discuss how the checks and balances in the Constitution act to restrain legislators from exploiting the nation, and on how the very diversity of a large republic can reduce the chances of factionalism prevailing. Though the latter argument is perhaps somewhat questionable.

The book also has lectures from two current Supreme Court judges, Scalia and Breyer. Plus pivotal court decisions like Roe vs. Wade from the 1970s.

The sweep of the readings is a good indicator of the multivaried nature of politics.
 

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